Model and rising rap star Chynna Rogers dies aged 25, her family confirm

Chynna Rogers dead: Rising rap star and model dies aged 25Chynna Rogers dead: Rising rap star and model dies aged 25 (Image: GETTY•INSTAGRAM)

Chynna Rogers, a Philadelphia rapper best known as Chynna, died on Wednesday 8 April. She was 25.

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Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed

Chynna Rogers' family statement

Her cause of death is currently unknown, but her family have confirmed her passing through her management.

“Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed,” they wrote in a statement.

Chynna began her career as a model at the young age of 14, when she signed with Ford Models.

She became part of the A$AP Mob after her affiliation with A$AP Yams, which ignited her efforts to build a career as a rapper.

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Chynna Rogers signed to Ford Models at the age of 14Chynna Rogers signed to Ford Models at the age of 14 (Image: INSTAGRAM)

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Her first singles Selfie and Glen Coco which she released in 2013 and the following year, quickly thrust her into the spotlight and her presence began to flourish in the music community.

Following her success, she released a few EPs, including 2015’s I’m Not Here, This Isn’t Happening and 2016’s music 2 die 2.

She later said her music was “for angry people with too much pride to show how angry they are.”

In 2018 interview with US media outlet Pitchfork, the young rapper opened up about overcoming drug addiction in the wake of her music career taking off.

Chynna Rogers' family confirmed her deathChynna Rogers' family confirmed her death (Image: INSTAGRAM)

Chynna Rogers was a model and an aspiring rap starChynna Rogers was a model and an aspiring rap star (Image: GETTY)

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